Rudy Edward Wieck, 84, of Traer, Iowa, passed away on Monday, July 14, 2014, at Allen Memorial Hospital, Waterloo, Iowa.
A time of celebration and life gathering will be held at Traer Golf and Country Club on Thursday, July 17, 2014, from 6-8 p.m. and another gathering will be held at the Clear Lake Yacht Club on Friday, July 18, 2014, from 6-8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, direct memorials to the Traer Development Corporation or the Lions Field Development Project. Condolences may be left at www.overtonservice.com.
Rudy Edward Wieck was born on April 11, 1930, in Buckingham, Iowa, the son of Fred “Fritz” and Margaret (Petersen) Wieck. Rudy grew up in Traer and graduated from Traer High School. He then attended Drake University. In 1950, he was united in marriage to Wanda Mae Paul. The couple made their home in Traer.
Rudy took over the Wieck Brother’s Oil Company in Traer from his father and his uncle. He also had seats on the New York Mercantile Exchange and Chicago Board of Trade. Rudy enjoyed sailing, playing golf, playing bridge, watching the Clear Lake Football Team on Friday nights, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.
Rudy is survived by two daughters, Ann (Dan) Schmitt, of Traer, and Nancy (Rip) Marston, of Cedar Falls; a son, Fred (Kay) Wieck, of Clear Lake; a sister, Mary Ellen Barnes, of Traer; a brother, Gary (Marie) Wieck, of Las Vegas; 12 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Overton Funeral Home, Traer, was in charge of arrangements.